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Flashcards in Drainage basins Deck (4):
1

What type of system is the global hydrological cycle?

Closed system

2

What is the river drainage basin?

the area surrounding the river where the rain falling on the land flows into that river

3

What is the boundary of the drainage basin called and how does it work?

Watershed, any precipitation falling beyond the watershed enters a different drainage basin

4

What type of systems are drainage basins?

Open